25 Afghan soldiers killed in attack on military base in Helmand

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25 Afghan soldiers killed in attack on military base in Helmand

In Afghanistan, at least 25 troops have been killed in a militant attack on a major military base in Helmand province.

According to Afghan officials, a group of heavily armed insurgents in military uniforms, including suicide bombers, stormed the Shorab base which also housed U.S. troops.

Later on, the provincial governor’s office in a statement said that at least nine assailants, including three suicide bombers, were killed by Afghan forces.